The table below looks at the statistics for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank - 73 47
Contract jobs citing LINQ 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.14% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.38% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.00 -
LINQ
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
232 265 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 38.16% 36.45% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 193 70
Median daily rate £425 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £31.25 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +154.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing LINQ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ across the Oxfordshire region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire